Resident Trainer – Carmen Teixeira

Carmen Teixeira welcomes all Reining enthusiasts to her program.  She is a 3 Time World Show Qualifier, a professional NRHA and AQHA Reining trainer, clinician and Non Pro Reining coach located in British Columbia, Canada. 

Carmen has a successful Non Pro reining program and continues to personally work with professional trainers throughout Canada and the United States.  Carmen has successfully shown & trained horses for the public for over 15 years during which she spent 1 1/2 years as an assistant trainer to AQHA, NRCHA World Champion Jason Grimshaw in Texas, where she showed & trained both reiners & working cowhorses. 

Teixeira Performance Stables, Salmon Arm, BC

Carmen has not only proven herself as a NRHA, AQHA & NRCHA competitor throughout Canada and the USA but also as a successful coach and a teacher.  Carmen Teixeira has taught lessons for the beginner rider with basic riding skills, 4-H riders of all levels, to the advanced higher levels of the NRHA & AQHA non pro riders.  She offers basic, intermediate and advanced skill levels in her clinics and prides herself as being a great instructor.  Visit Brag Page

  • Training program that is created to fit the horse & rider; its her job to figure out what works best for both.
  • Lessons are available from the beginner rider with basic riding skills to the advanced that need to be ready for show pen competition.
  • Coaching at shows is also available & lessons will be coordinated around Carmen’s show schedule. She will help you when needed, watch you show, critique your run & offer constructive advice.
  • Show tune ups are also available for past & present client show horses.
  • Free lessons to training horse owners: If required, Carmen offers & recommends this service while the horse is in training. She believes that it is important for the horse & the owner to progress together to understand each other before they go home together.

Please do not hesitate to contact Carmen. She is happy to answer all of your questions.